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Author Creese, Gillian Laura, 1955- author
Title "Where are you from?" : growing up African-Canadian in Vancouver / Gillian Creese
Imprint Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2020]
book jacket
 人文社會聯圖  F1089.5.V22 C74 2020    AVAILABLE    30610020626776
Descript viii, 208 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-199) and index
Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Imagined communities, discourses of blackness, and the new African diaspora in Vancouver -- 3. "No one looked like me": remembering migration and early childhood -- 4. "Cool Black guys" and girls "trying to feel good in your own skin": navigating adolescence -- 5. "More of my friends are Black": adult friendships and romantic relationships -- 6. "I have so much more opportunities": education and career goals -- 7. Living "under a microscope": navigating public spaces -- 8. "People still ask me where I'm from": belonging and identity -- 9. Growing up African-Canadian in Vancouver: race, gender, sexuality, and place
"This book is based on in-depth qualitative interviews with young adult men and women whose parents migrated from sub Saharan Africa, and who went to school in metro Vancouver"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Africans -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- Social conditions
Youth, Black -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- Social conditions
Students, Black -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- Social conditions
Children of immigrants -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- Social conditions
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